Photo of the Day: Un-Rain

Question: Is rain still rain if the water stops dropping? If you were to suddenly gain the power to freeze time, ala-Piper from the ’90s show Charmed, and suspend the water in mid-air at will, then rain stops being rain because its definition depends on the act of falling, right? I think this photo is…

Janusz Prud’s Bicycle Ride Against HIV

Yes, priests can be badass. Exhibit A: Janusz “Dimpo” Prud, a Polish priest who organized a two-week bicycle ride across Botswana, Africa to raise funds for orphanages with children suffering from HIV/AIDS. Talk about travelling for a cause! Dimpo didn’t know what was in store for him when he first arrived in Botswana in 1995.…

When clean toilets grant happiness

In the book The Geography of Bliss, journalist Eric Weiner heavily implies that one of the reasons Switzerland is one of the happiest places in the world is that it has clean public toilets. Everywhere you go, from the restaurants to the train stations, you will find that the comfort rooms are so clean that you…